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GBP, Pound sterling

British Retail Consortium (BRC) Like-for-Like Retail Sales y/y

Country: United Kingdom
Sector: Consumer
Medium 1.3% 0.2%
0.9%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
0.2%
1.3%
Next release Actual Forecast
Previous

BRC Retail Sales Monitor y/y measures sales changes in 30 major categories of the UK retail sector in the given month compared to the same month of the previous year. The indicator includes data of enterprises that generate 60% of the UK retails sales.

It is a key measure of consumer demand. A higher than expected reading is seen as positive for GBP.

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History

Export
Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Aug 2017
1.3%
0.2%
0.9%
Jul 2017
0.9%
0.1%
1.2%
Jun 2017
1.2%
0.0%
-0.4%
May 2017
-0.4%
5.6%
Apr 2017
5.6%
-1.0%
Mar 2017
-1.0%
-0.4%
Feb 2017
-0.4%
-0.6%
Jan 2017
-0.6%
1.0%
Dec 2016
1.0%
0.6%
Nov 2016
0.6%
1.7%